Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Agroeca  Westring, 1861   12 species

Agroeca inopina  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1886

Description

Tibial apophysis very small and pointed. Epigyne with strongly sclerotised cuticular bar. Prosoma with bright median line. Legs annulated. Opisthosoma dark red-brown to brown, without recognisable pattern.

Body length male: 3.5-4.5 mm
Body length female: 4.5-7.5 mm
Additional information

In dune and heathland, under stones and in litter layer

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Omitted from the Bulgarian checklist due to misidentification (Deltshev pers. comm.), not in Finland (Kronestedt 2009, Koponen & Fritzén 2013), not in Austria (Blick et al. 2004.
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe, Algeria
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Belgium   (no references) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Blick T, Bosmans R, Buchar J, Gajdoš P, Hänggi A, van Helsdingen P, Růžička V, Staręga W, Thaler K (2004) Checkliste der Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Checklist of the spiders of Central Europe. (Arachnida: Araneae). Version 1. Dezember 2004. pdf

Bosmans R (1999) The genera Agroeca, Agraecina, Apostenus and Scotina in the Maghreb countries (Araneae: Liocranidae). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 69: 25-34 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Kronestedt T (2009) Taxonomic notes on Agroeca (Araneae, Liocranidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 37: 27-30 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1951) British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2010) Errata et Corrigenda: New records for the Italian spider fauna (Arachnida, Araneae). Arthropoda Selecta 19: 264 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Roberts M J (1995) Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. pdf

Trotta A (2011) Second contribution to the knowledge of the spiders of Sardinia (Arachnida, Araneae). Conservazione Habitat Invertebrati 5: 137-161 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
04-02-2019 Datasheet update Detail
10-03-2015 Distribution update Detail
15-04-2013 Distribution update Detail